Lloyd Evans Lloyd Evans

Like Alan Bennett but less funny: ‘night, Mother at Hampstead Theatre reviewed

Plus: should the Barbican be staging a work that appears to advocate the murder of a named individual?

'night, Mother has an intensely dramatic set-up that ought to be gripping or hilarious, but in reality is neither: Stockard Channing and Rebecca Night. Photo: Marc Brenner

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